Essential Reading

Essential Reading

Such a state the world is in: Ukraine, Israel, Palestine, a contentious election, demonstrations, sit-ins. No wonder the Climate Crisis may not be in the forefront of your minds.  But one thing that summer is known for is reading. So I am suggesting that among the...
A Bit of Hope

A Bit of Hope

Dear Partners in Green, Another Earth Day has come and gone. And it is time to recommit ourselves to living as environmentally conscious as we can.  But it is so easy to fall into our old unsustainable ways, our old habits. So this month, I am suggesting we focus on...
Appreciation

Appreciation

Dear Partners in Green, This week we had a hint of Spring; the appearance of a Robin, the tiny blue flower of the Vinca appearing beneath my maple tree. And the springing forward of our clocks just adds to my gratitude that winter may be behind us, and spring is...
Choices

Choices

Dear Partners in Green, During the last few weeks, I have been thinking about the word choice and its relationship to the Climate Crisis. It seems so simple, so obvious, but I also find it to be thought-provoking, profound, and chilling. Choice is, by definition, an...
Common Ground

Common Ground

Dear Partners in Green, Communicating your concern for the environment can be tricky and can feel somewhat like a dance. You want to make a point, but you don’t want the other person to feel as though you are stepping on their toes. And today, in this country, our...
Vote!

Vote!

Dear Partners in Green, I want to begin by wishing you a happy and healthy New Year, and as green a holiday as possible. I am hopeful that many of your New Year’s resolutions take into account the fragility of our natural world and that 2024 will be our greenest year...